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Dr. Stephen Peter Gadomski, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 265
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Gadomski is a facial plastic surgery, general surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Mount Laurel, NJ. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College for residency. His clinical interests include throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Gadomski average 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gadomski honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Gadomski is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Gadomski's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Tasos Aslanidis, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
188 Fries Mill Road; Suite A
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Tasos Aslanidis is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). On average, patients gave Dr. Aslanidis a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include otosclerosis, ear pain, and thyroid surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Aslanidis is conversant in Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Jefferson Health, and Methodist Hospital.

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Dr. Harry Cantrell, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 265
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Harry Cantrell is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cantrell include ear pain, sleep apnea, and tinnitus. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cantrell takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Cantrell attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Anthony Cultrara, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 265
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Cultrara is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Cultrara attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Cultrara welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Ashmit Gupta, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Ashmit Gupta's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Gupta include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gupta takes. He obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Samir V Shah, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
239 Hurffville Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Samir Shah, who practices in Cherry Hill, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Mount Laurel, NJ, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Shah's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include otosclerosis, ear pain, and tinnitus. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shah's office for an appointment. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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What is Deviated Septum Surgery?

The septum is the piece of cartilage that separates the nostrils and provides structure for the nose. In some people, the septum becomes crooked or enlarged on one side. When this happens, air does not flow equally between the nostrils, which can lead to breathing problems and other issues. Deviated septum surgery is a procedure to reposition the septum and correct any airflow issues.

The septum is surprisingly fragile, and having a crooked or deviated septum is very common. It most often occurs at birth or after an injury, which can push the septum out of place or simply injure one side of it. As the septum heals, it tends to bulge on the side where it was injured. A deviation tends to get worse over time, so even mild childhood injuries that originally presented no problems can result in airflow issues years or decades later.

Symptoms of a deviated septum can include:

  • Nasal congestion and post-nasal drip
  • Pain
  • Recurrent nosebleeds
  • Chronic sinus infections
  • An uncomfortable blocked feeling in the nose
  • Snoring or sleep apnea

There are different types of surgery used to correct a deviated septum. Septoplasty straightens and centers the septum, removing tissue only if it is necessary to make space for the repositioned septum. Submucosal resection or SMR removes part of the septum to open up the airways. It is called submucosal because the mucous lining of the nose is carefully left in place, which helps keep the nose moist and protected. Deviated septum surgery is sometimes done along with other nasal surgeries, such as a turbinate reduction to remove inflamed turbinate tissue, or a rhinoplasty to correct structural problems in the nose.

Depending on what type of surgery was performed, you can expect the procedure to take one to two hours. It is almost always performed through the nostrils, so there will be no scars. After surgery, you may experience congestion as the septum heals, but it is important not to blow your nose. You may have drainage or bandages, and sometimes you need to keep your head elevated for a few days. Recovery is fairly quick, and you should be breathing easier within one to two weeks.